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June 10, 2013

Subscription based models evolving too fast

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The reason that this model is currently working and successfully discouraging piracy is because it’s convenient. Piracy only becomes prevalent when it’s easier than the alternative. As watching a full load of television shows at one's leisure begins to near $50 a month, the amount of television shows being pirated will increase significantly.

 

Jordan Wright is a reporter and film critic currently studying news and editorial journalism as a senior at Texas A&M University-Commerce. He hopes to write professionally on the video game and film industry.

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